No dine-in, no problem: A list of eating and rest spots for essential workers, drivers and frontliners

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With dining-in prohibited since Sunday (May 16) under Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) regulations, some who are constantly on the move such as food delivery riders, taxi drivers and private-hire drivers have had a harder time finding places to eat and rest.

Fortunately, some establishments have set aside areas for them to take a break and recharge. Here's where to find them.

Bao Logistics

The logistics company welcomes riders and drivers in Yishun to use their space to rest and eat.

It comes equipped with air-conditioning, charging points, free Wi-Fi, toilets and even a prayer area.

All you need to do is drop them a WhatsApp message at +65 8436 8166 before heading down. 

Address: Northpoint Bizhub 2 Yishun Industrial Street 1 #07-09 S(768159)

Opening hours: 12pm to 10pm daily

Suntec City 

The mall's Food Republic and Big Appetite food courts have been designated as areas for food delivery riders, safe distancing ambassadors and other essential workers to consume their food. 

Address: 3 Temasek Blvd, Singapore 038983

Food Republic #B1-115

Big Appetite #03-367

Heartbeat@Bedok

The community hub has converted its culinary studio on level one into a rest area for drivers and food delivery riders. Do note, however, that you'll have to present your IC and proof of your occupation to enter. 

Address: 11 Bedok North Street 1, Singapore 469662

AMK Hub 

Some areas within the food courts at AMK Hub have been designated to be dining areas for essential service staff.

Address: 53 Ang Mo Ave 3, Singapore 569933

Malaysia Boleh #B2-41/42

Foodfare @ AMK Hub #03-12

Thomson Plaza

Thomson Plaza has designated certain areas within the Koufu food court to be dining areas for essential service staff. 

Address: 301 Upper Thomson Rd, Singapore 574408

Koufu #01-06

Downtown East

Downtown East E!Avenue's Level 2 Event Square has been designated to be the rest and dine-in areas for taxi and private hire drivers and delivery riders.

Address: 1 Pasir Ris Cl, Singapore 519599

Community clubs

A number of community clubs (CCs) in Singapore have also opened their doors to riders and drivers.

North:

  • Chong Pang CC
  • Hwi Yoh CC
  • Marymount CC
  • Nee Soon Central CC
  • Punggol West CC
  • Sembawang CC
  • Serangoon CC
  • Toa Payoh East CC 
  • Toa Payoh West CC
  • Whampoa CC
  • Woodlands CC

South:

  • Braddell Heights CC
  • Cairnhill CC
  • Kampong Glam CC
  • Kampong Ubi CC
  • Kolam Ayer CC
  • Leng Kee CC
  • Pek Kio CC
  • Radin Mas CC
  • Tanglin CC
  • Tiong Bahru CC

East:

  • Pasir Ris Elias CC (opens 24 hours)
  • Eunos CC
  • Geylang Serai CC
  • Geylang West CC
  • Joo Chiat CC
  • Kaki Bukit CC
  • Kallang CC
  • Kampong Kembangan CC
  • Macpherson CC
  • Marine Parade CC
  • Pasir Ris Eaast CC
  • Paya Lebar Kovan CC
  • Rivervale CC
  • Tampines Changkat CC
  • Tampines N4 Neighbourhood Centre

West:

  • Bukit Panjang CC
  • Keat Hong CC
  • Nanyang CC
  • The Frontier CC
  • Zhenghua CC

Know of a rest spot that's not on our list? Drop us a message! 

melissateo@asiaone.com